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drug interactions

Pronunciation: drug in'ter-ak'shunz

Definition: The pharmacologic result, either desirable or undesirable, of drugs interacting with other drugs, with endogenous physiologic chemical agents (MAOI with epinephrine), with components of the diet, and with chemicals used in diagnostic tests or the results of such tests.

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